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Washtenaw education news roundup, from a dismissed lawsuit against EMU to submarine races at U-M

Here are a few of the top stories about educational issues in Washtenaw County, as reported by area media:

EMU student's lawsuit dismissed

The Detroit News reports that Monday a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against Eastern Michigan University by a master's student who said she was removed from the school's counseling program because of her strong religious views against homosexuality.

Lincoln schools ratify contract with transportation union

The Ypsilanti Courier reports that the school board for Lincoln Consolidated Schools on Monday unanimously approved a three-year contract with the local transportation union.

21st Century Classroom: Getting an Earful

THE Journal: Transforming Education Through Technology reports on innovative sound systems being used in Michigan schools, including the Ann Arbor Public School system.

Down syndrome, autistic kids ride bikes

The United Press International reports on a special program through the University of Michigan that teaches mentally retarded and autistic kids to ride bikes and aims to improve measures of physical fitness.

Student submarine races kick off Mich.-led center

The Chicago Tribune reports that a University of Michigan-led program aims to train the next generation of naval systems engineers.


  • Tina (Ann Arbor Health News X) 3 years ago

    I'm planning on highlighting the work with kids who have autism and riding bikes. What a great service to these kids.



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